Sore hips and knees appreciate our poles

February 12, 2016 | By Urban Poling

Media Contact: Mandy Shintani managing director Urban Poling Inc. mandy@urbanpoling.com 877-499-7999 / 604-990-7712 There’s nothing that kills fun faster than an achy hip or a wonky knee. Luckily, you can now enjoy an active lifestyle without stressing your joints. Urban poling—the contemporary version of classic European Nordic walking­—has you covered. The urban poling workout—which uses […]

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New Secret to Exercise Success: Get Outside and Add Nordic Walking

April 21, 2015 | By Nadia

Struggling to stick with a regular walking routine? A new study from University of Sherbrooke, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, shows that taking your walking workout outdoors can help you stay on track. And while you’re at it, add Nordic walking poles to bump up the health benefits, say several additional studies. This is the same message […]

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Waist Management

November 11, 2014 | By Nadia

You don’t need to run, jump or spin to get a great calorie-blasting workout. Just ask Diana Oliver. After gaining a staggering 100-plus pounds with two closely-spaced and complex pregnancies, she peeled off the pounds with urban poling.  Read more.

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Mandy Shintani – YMCA’s Women of Distinction

June 4, 2010 | By Nadia

More than 1,000 attend YWCA ‘s 27th annual award ceremony On June 1, 2010, the YMCA held its 27th Annual Women of Distinction awards ceremony. Urban Poling Co-owner Mandy Shintani was among the women honoured at the ceremony, nominated for an award in the area of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Though Mandy did not win the […]

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